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" will be bittersweet will be sure, a big celebration marked by big questions of what's ahead. >> bob, thanks. also with us is charles bolden, nasa administrator. >> good to be with you. >> there's a lot of criticism, including john glenn, by ending the program the way it's being ended without a backup plan this is ignoring a cardinal rule at nasa, saying there should be something else ready to go. how do you respond? >> we spent seven years with a well organized transition plan for phasing out shuttle and moving on to the next era. we're excited about what president obama is allowing us to do, working hard with the commercial entities, we hope to fly our first commercial crew, cargo missions early next year, they will be american made rockets flying cargo to the international space station and starting to work with commercial entities, hope to release a request for proposal on commercial contracts to take crew to orbit, maybe three years after we let the contract, we'll have a capability. >> many do see this and a number of astronauts have spoken over the last few weeks have said it seems like u.s
has been extended for several bay area fishermen whose boat capsized near baja california. >> big traffic problems in san francisco, a hot spot on 101. george has an update. >> highway 880101 in san francisco, northbound lanes are blocked at the central split. chris chp, we have a live picture. this the agency reports one lane is blocked by eight disabled tractor-trailer rig. when initial conversations indicate that this will likely be out there for a while and may require a freeway closures, at least a northbound closure to clear this big rig that was tellintowing a mobile home whena trailer lost a wheel. right now, traffic is backed up beyond the 280 split, to 80 is your best bet into the city. >> a quick check on north water and whether as we look at the san mateo bridge. let's walk you through what weather is going to be like today. morning coastal fog and clouds, cooler temperatures this afternoon. the cool down really takes to hold today, especially inland. highs will drop well below normal as we head into next week. the 7 day forecast is coming up in a little bit. >> 7 02 a
to change the law so this does not happen again. >> a big chunk of money to -- the federal department of health and human services awarded them almost half a million dollars and that will pay for two new mobile clinics which will provide health care to an extra 1900 students. these new clinics are expected to begin operating within the next year. >> >> san francisco's supervisors will consider changing the city's health care security law. now city hall officials say about $40 million at san francisco businesses paid into a health care reimbursement account for uninsured workers it wasn't used last year. those officials say the businesses took the money back. they want to change the system. so that unused money would have to be rolled over to the following year. some business leaders say that could lead to a loss of jobs in san francisco. >>> all right. speaking of san francisco, let's check in for traffic. how are things trying to cross the bay bridge. >> the metering lights are on. give yourself an extra 15 to 20 minutes. in the south bay this is the second biggest hot spot. stop and
warmer inland on the weekend but not a big jump up. temperatures i think will just recover and get back into the 80s. by the coast i still think 50s and 60s. system moved into the pacific northwest actually settled into oregon and the southern end of that has just been sweeping in low clouds. you can see how they bank up. they'll be a decrease in the low cloud deck because it's getting so cool aloft and also the inland temperatures have been plunging there's really not a lot to support it but it's still there. and every wind direction is almost out of the west or southwest. the delta breeze howling all the way to sacramento. two 60s, san jose and san jose state. but upper 50s and mid-50s. that system continues to carve itself out right out of the portland. for this time of year that's an extremely impressive system to make it that far and have this much of an impact. low overcast drizzle fog temperatures held in check cool for july no doubt about that. today, tomorrow bottom out and then a slight increase friday as we head into the weekend. still lots of 70s in areas that should be uppe
martinez had big dreams of going to college and being a success. >> his life was taken by a lost soul. >> reporter: investigators believe martinez tried to drive away after he had been shot. he lost control of his car and collided into a garage. he was pronounced dead at the scene, killed by gunfire. >> we ask the same question over and over. why him? he never fought. he didn't believe in fights. he believed in breaking up fights. >> reporter: investigators say the suspect is no stranger to crime. he has been arrested several times on weapons charges. detectives say this time ford left fingerprints at the scene of the murder. >> unfortunately for mr. ford here, he left his palmprint on the door of the car. so that's what -- there was that and there was also some anonymous information. >> reporter: investigators tell us that there were three suspects that fatal night. now, the alleged shooter is behind bars. but elizabeth, there are still two suspects that are at large and fairfield investigators hope people will come forward with information no questions asked. >> juliette goodrich in
on paper, a small piece with a big price tag. >> sold at auction for $122,000. >> reporter: the san francisco arts commission director says it also holds educational value. >> you follow picasso's evolution of ideas for major walks through his drawings. >> reporter: an alert about the theft will circulate through the art world. >> sometimes works that are stolen and they cannot be sold, they get destroyed. and that's the loss for everyone. >> reporter: the suspect is described as a white man in his 30s, well dressed in dark clothing, big sunglasses and loafers with no socks. police are hoping security cameras captured a picture of the thief. two other galleries have picassos on display, so you can get this theft has them reviewing security. reporting live, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, jean. >>> even a lockout won't keep the 49ers from trying to tackle important stadium issues. the city council met to talk about how it plans to pay the estimated $1 billion it will cost to build the stadium. $138 has within secured from the sale of luxury box sweets. even when combined
warmer on sunday. another cool down on monday. >>> 5:10 is the time. a big area company that has been the topic of takeover rumors now has a big. one of clorox's biggest share owners. >>> we are hearing about what osama bin laden was planning to do on the upcoming tenth anniversary of the september 11th attacks. >>> this is a look at the golden gate bridge. traffic looking good as you make your way into san francisco. we'll have more traffic ahead. >>> time now 5:13. we know what osama bin laden was planning to do when he was killed. that is according to information that u.s. navy seals seized from bin laden's compound in pakistan. reportedly those plans were still being formed. the communications info includes exchanges between bin laden and operations chief where they talked about the names of possible attack team members. >>> at 8:00 this morning we will hear president obamas take on how the debt limit talks are going. he is scheduled a news conference for the second time this week. ktvu alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. newsroom to talk about where the negotiations sta
general hospital, krol kol yiding with a big rig. witnesses tell police the driver, traveling east on oak street may have run a red light. and a 52-year-old psychiatrist and associate professor was thrown from a bus and killed. three other passengers and the shuttle driver suffered minor injuries. >> drivers are used to terrible gridlock in los angeles but are they ready for carmeggodon that. is what they're calling a closure of the 405. officials say they're ready and got out to make sure everybody is aware state wide. there are warning signs on 580 here in the bay area for drivers who may be heading down south. and we are live from l.a. now z everybody is expecting that this is going to be a huge mess down there. and you know we've been hearing about this for weeks and forget king kong. the threat is carmeggodon. when you shut down a freeway it does feel like the end of the world. >> if you live in l.a. you know what is coming. the famed 405, yes that 405 is filled with 500,000 cars on a weekend this, weekend it's anything but typical. for 53 hours a 10-mile stretch will be closed. why?
the accident happened. >>> still to come at 6:00, big news out of silicon valley. >> a big layoff from the valley and a boost for the east bay coming up after the break in the tech and business report. >>> and it's your chance to be a seismologist. how you can help spot earthquakes from your own home. that's next. >>> the bay area is known as home of innovation and change but may lose our hold on the green industry. we'll explain. >> i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. one of the warmest days we've ved in or a week here across the bay area with low to mid 70s there in the south bay and even a few 80s today. tonight plenty of cinl weather down in the south bay a coming up, we'll talk about a seven-day forecast that's heating up. >>> the next big one is something we're all aware could happen at any time. you may be sitting on the key as to when it could hit. >> reporter: stanford seismologists and scientists say that the more monitoring we have in the bay area, the more we'll learn about earthquakes and better chance of us getting an early warning even if just few a few seconds which i
'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. two big breaking news stories to get to this morning. we want to begin with casey anthony. after 1,006 days in jail and just 12 days after a jury found her not guilty of murdering her daughter, caylee, casey anthony is a free woman. >> this is the seen from inside the orange county jail in orlando at the moment she was being escorted out of the facility. she appears to say thank you to one of the law enforcement officers before she's led out the door by her attorney and facing a pretty angry crowd. nbc's kristin dahlgren was there and joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. news choppers lost sight of casey anthony's suv so this morning we don't know exactly where she is. for the first time in three years she's not waking up here at the orange county jail. you can probably hear protesters are still here. with all of the protests, all of the publicity, there was so much talk about using decoys or casey anthony sneaking out a back door. in the end, she walked right out the jail's front door. just minutes after midnight, a first glimpse at
. the big mistaking that had people thinking they had gotten the bargain of the year. >>> but first, here are your options. resign or be fired. that is the ultimatum that was just given to nearly 200 educators tied to one of the largest school cheating scandals in u.s. history. it was just over a week ago, a state investigation revealed 178 teachers, including 38 principals, woulding at 44 schools cheated for students on standardized tests in atlanta. on monday, interim superintendent erroll davis replaced four superintendents and one principal in the atlanta public school scandal. now a letter has been sent to the 178 teachers, principals and administrators who were on the state investigative report as either confessing to or being implicated in the cheating. davis has ordered that educators resign by next wednesday or they will face termination. he says the culture inside the school district has to change. >> people failed children, they cheated. and we can't allow that to happen and we can't allow anyone who was involved with that to remain in our system. >> now, staff replacement may
reform. it is quite a big undertaking considering there isn't a lot of time left but certainly some movement that we have seen since yesterday, guy. >> any specifics? i think important people who are listening to the process of what's happening in washington, what this means for people over a longer period of time is fewer services and smaller government and maybe higher taxes or higher cost of living your life as the services go away. i mean, all of these have amazing and long lasting ramifications for how we live our lives. my specifics? >> huge long -- no. honestly in terms of the specific, i mean, we can talk generally about where the cuts would come from, entitlements, defense spending, you can see how that would affect different people and the nation as a whole. specifics, no, i think we are going to be getting, obviously, more details on that to come. let's just take a look at some of the things that some of the folks who are coming here to the white house are going to demand because, remember, president obama is hosting eight members of congress, top two democrats and top tw
are telling us about an accident in the south bay. >> nasa right. we have a jackknifeed big prig -- that's right we have a jackknifed big rig. the fire department is actually unloading the contents and putting it into another it truck so it won't spoil. you can see the congestion as a result, if we could pan off to the right there. we can see that people are slowing down. they are stopping to take a look. so it's causing some congestion in the morgan hill area. all right. let's head to pleasanton right now. this is over interstate 680 where we have metering lights doing a test-run. this is between pleasanton and dublin. right now, the lights are all green. and this is to get folks used to the fact about the lights. here's a six-car crash. look at this backup. this is on 0 westbound at highway 4. a tow truck is on the scene but you can see the damage has been done. the backup is pretty extensive. this will probably last for at least the last half-hour or so. if i were you, i would try to avoid 80 westbound. >>> on this monday, patchy fog at bast f there's not a lot out there. there's rain
by agreeing to new taxes on america's wealthiest people and perhaps cuts in tax breaks to big oil companies. just days of negotiations left until the hard deadline to raise the debt ceiling. independent economic analysts pleading for just some type of deal. >> i think the financial system is not recovered. the problems in europe are extreme. and this just adds some additional fuel to the potential fire. >> reporter: this white house debt summit with the president, vice president and congressional leaders set to begin here in washington in about three hours. live this morning, scott mcfar lane, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a british tabloid is coming under fire following reports that it hacked into personal cell phones of celebrities and crime victims. people protested against the paper. news of the world outside the british parliament. that's after reports surfaced that the tabloid hacked into the cell phone accounts of victims, celebrities and politicians. british actor hugh grant is one of those who says his phone was hacked. >> what we're going to find out in the next weeks and months is tha
, this is lafayette, the mess caused by a big water main break there. the rush to get a fix before the morning commute. >>> cal fire grounding a powerful tool just in time for fire season. what it means for our safety this summer. >>> good morning. it is thursday, july 7. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 5:00. we kick it off with that water main break that's left hundreds of homes without water in an east bay community. >> a ream nightmare for anybody trying to get ready -- a real nightmare for anybody trying to get ready for work this morning. kristy seifkin reports live from lafayette. a lot of activity there behind you. >> reporter: yeah. i imagine most people actually were asleep until a couple of minutes ago when this jackhammer started going. they have been digging a hole for hours. they got a call last night. east bay m.u.d. came out around 11:30 and has been working since. there is a hole 5 feet deep dug underground cutting through tree branches. it's a big hole of water right now. they don't know where the break is. there are to pipeline
correspondent jean casarez spoke with cheney mason today. the big question when casey is released where is she going to go. did mason give a hint about that? >> he said plans are being made. he would not tell me what they are. but he is concerned for her safety, they all are. they do realize the public opinion in this nation deems casey anthony may be one of the most hated women in america right now. so they are taking security precautions for her safety. >> yeah. i want to play some of what he said about their fears for her safety. let's listen. >> sure. yeah. everybody around her knows we have to be concerned for her safety. there's a lot of nuts out there that don't believe in the constitution of the united states, don't believe in the jury system. and all you have to do is go downstairs on the sidewalk and you'll see. >> he wouldn't say, though, what precautions they're taking to ensure her safety, right? >> no. he wouldn't even tell me where she's going to go. he does not think she can live in orlando, florida or even the state of florida. and wonders where in the united states she can be
on why the state would want to do that when they know there's a big issue with drug trafficking coming from mexico. >> hernandez says those traffickers will get the message that it's open season in california. the bureau warns it's the cities that will lose because while fighting the cartels those cities will find themselves outgunned. and bob cook says he's not been told to clear out his desk. there's no money in this year's fiscal budget to fund bob cook and 200 other officers in the state department of justicech the doj says they are looking for other revenue funding sources to keep this unit open, but, you know, jess characters unless they talk to someone like warren buffett or somebody like that, it's hard to say where they are going to find this kind of money. we're live in san jose, damien trujillo, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, damien. >>> new tonight at 6:00, the man accused of gunning down an east palo alto community leader has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. a judge decided today that 58-year-old gregory elams will not stand trial for capital murder charges. the ru
to that big hole. east bay mud says that that hole was actually created when water burst through the ground. now crews tell us here that this is an eight inch cast iron pipe that ruptured and they will be removing that section of damaged line and replacing it so they can turn the water back on. the water flooded a nearby house last night and the homeowner had just moved here from seattle. all of his moving boxes are now water logged. >> fire department was helpful. we built a makeshift barrier in the back to try to keep the water from coming in the back door from the garage. >> reporter: workers to not have a time line on when the pipe will be fixed. they're currently pumping water out right now. once they get a look at that pipe they'll have a better idea of exactly what they are dealing with. again, this section mt. diablo boulevard and village center drive. this is all blocked off here. we have one lane in each stretch of the roadway here that's blocked off. don't know how long that's going to be that way but we'll of course be here all morning, monitor it for you and let you know if it
will be nice. there is a low held temperatures moderate range yesterday, big ridge of high pressure building in and there is much warmer weather tomorrow from the coast inland. and there is what little bit of fog interest tl is will be a sunny day. high temperatures on the coast, upper 60s to about 70 in one two, spots. mid-90s inland. lows tonight under clearing skies, lows will be mild, mid to upper 50s to about 60 into mildest locations. then, tomorrow, high temperatures will be into mid to upper 80s and we'll see mainly low 80s, 8 in redwood city. the coast 68 at pacifica. a high of 70 at half moon way bay. 69 into sunset district. north bay highs 87 san rafael. and there is near east bay, mid-70s to low 80s with fremont, newark and inland east bay, low to mid-90s across the board. there is 92 in pleasanton. looking for highs of 79 in watsonville. inland, 90s in morgan hill and gilroy. here is the accu-weather forecast. there are two days of nice, warm weather lasting through thursday, then, cooling down sharply at the end of the week throughout the weekend and there is sunday and monday
chopper 2 is overhead as the sheriff's office responded about 9:00 p. 9:00 a.m. to big ranch road. the women went to the hospital to be checked out. authorities say chemicals were being applied about 750 yards from where those women were trimming vines which might be responsible for their breathing problems. we spoke with authorities about the chemicals involved and how they are used and we'll have that for you coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >>> the theft of a famous work of art in broad daylight rattled nerves in san francisco today. sal castaneda is live in union square with a a man who got a firsthand look at the man who walked out of a gallery with the piece of art work. >> reporter: police say this is the most serious of many recent crimes. >> at about 11:45 a man walked in and took a pablo picasso sketch from this gallery. the piece is valued at several hundred thousand dollars. >> it's very unusual to have someone walk into an art gallery, just walk in and grab the painting and walk out. i don't know if this is targeted or if this is a random act. >> reporter:
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about 10 hours to cook, but when you're working with a burger this big, it's a science. >> we can say we've cooked meat before and burgers, but have you ever cooked a 600-pound burger? no. theburg weighed in at 770 pounds and bites were sold for 99 cents with the proceeds going to the alameda food bank. americans will eat 155 million hot dog. that's one dog for every two people or so. other fourth of july facts from the u.s. census. the u.s. spent almost $200 million last year to import fireworks, mostly from china. most patriotic memorabilia, including flags, are are made in china. john adams, thomas jefferson and james monroe all died on july 4 july 4th. >>> all right. the fourth of july, you will probably want to find some place cool. pool, sprinkler, water balloons. >> water is definitely the big word there. it's going to be really warm, really, really warm. we do have the high pressure ridge that's holding steady and will suppress that air quality. so we will deal with that as well. as we take a look at what to expect outside, we see mostly clear skies. we will see some patchy fog d
become world soccer champions today? what they're doing to prepare for the big match, and how you can watch the game. >>> good morning everyone. >> rosemary, i do hate to use those windshield wipers in july, but i did this morning. >> as we get out the door this morning, we've got clouds, we've got fog, we've got drizzle. in the afternoon, we will see the partly cloudy skies. we're waking up just a tad bit warmer this morning than a day ago. we'll show you what we finally will get back to that 90-degree weather coming up. >>> a fatal officer involved shooting sparked protests. today we have new video of the aftermath. >> reporter: good morning, we're standing right where that incident happened. that 19-year-old wound up right here on the other side of that chain link barricade. this whole incident started over there in that area where the t third mine runs. that's where police say that 19- year-old was a fare evader. they say the 19-year-old took off on foot. >> during the course of the foot pursuit, as this point, we believe the suspect fired backwards at the officers. the officers r
for many but hear is a big fog bank out there. san jose looking for low 80s. the system is moving in and that will allow the -- allow the fog to lift. along the coast it will be a foggy morning. upper 50s, low os. for the bay -- low 60s. inland it will still be warm to hot. upper os 180s -- 80s. you can see the increase in the fog. it's been there for a couple of days. really good thunderstorm activity popping up over the sierra all the way down to southern california. some pretty good thunder bumpers down toward riverside county and san bernardino, caused some flooding. some higher clouds may wrap up an visit us. 50s an 60s. fair feel is still 66. but santa rosa, -- fairfield is still 66. santa rosa, a quart ter-mile visibility -- water-mile visibility -- quarter-mile visibility. a little cooler in san jose. everything is pointing towards the sea breeze as that system right there churns an gets closer and closer to the pacific most. that will allow the fog to lift an it will start heats inland. about 4 to 8 degrees cooler away from the coast. cooling trend started for tom -- for
, this could be their first world cup victory since 1999. they are going to have a big screen in effect at the civic center if you want to check that out. festivities start at 11:00 this morning. >> everybody has been worried about armageddon, but san francisco is really dealing with a broad closure of its own. >>> yeah, senator mark leno's contribution of gay and lesbian communities and the challenges they face as a polling booth. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the golden gate bridge this morning. >> a live look across the golden gate bridge. you will want to give yourself some actual time if you're planning on crossing that bridge this link are you southbound and northbound connections to the golden gate bridge in sentences of our close right now. so is the macarthur tunnel. that's part of the construction project area during tonight's closure, they will complete the transition from temporary traffic lanes to the new permanent drought. everything is scheduled to reopen this morning at 11:00. certainly, avoid that area. looks like traffic is running rather smoothly, but certainly
, these are all big problems in north richmond. and community organizations says enough is enough. >> someone tosses a cigarette or anything like this house of is this should go we have a lot of property that is going we have a building right next to it. we have someone's house right next to it. it could go and the middle of the night. >> t.j. lives here and says that foreclosed properties are the base responsibility in part of their responsibilities keeping the property clean up. >> banks have taken over the houses and then left them to be filled. >> she sent that it takes down the property value but the problem goes deeper than esthetics, it is a safety and health issue. rich and city leaders heard the call and said that they're working on holding the banks accountable as a long process they say they're collecting fines from the bank but the problem is still as close as many of these people homes. they have committed resources to the problem and community organizers have done their part by hosting scene of days until the economy picks up and people start buying houses again, the fight ag
. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. big bumer for the u.s. women's team. they were expected to win the world cup on sunday. a nail biter right to the end. it touched off huge celebrations in japan, where they're still recovering from the disasters, the earthquake, tsunami from early this spring. we'll have more on the tough loss for the u.s. women and what lies ahead in just a bit. >> so close. >> so close. >>> let's begin with the latest on the british tabloid hacking scandal. on sunday, london's top cop quit over his department's connection to the accused hacker and executive for the london newspaper was arrested. elizabeth palmer is in london with more this morning. liz, good morning. >> reporter: morning, chris. when this whole affair exploded exactly two weeks ago today, nobody dreamed how many powerful, high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebecca brooks, the former murdoch editor and british ceo, has now been bailed after her arrest yesterday. she spent several hours answering questions at a police station. there are two criminal inquiries now ge
. if they became emotional, there is no way it know which way they would go. as you can tell, everybody has a big stake in this case. >> reporter: vinnie is a former prosecutor. you seemed fairly confident the prosecution had done a really sound swrob. you mentioned the way the jury was reacting to the defense giving you an idea maybe this would not be good for the defense. of course, things happened otherwise. anything as a former prosecutor you think the prosecution should have done differently? >> reporter: not at all. not at all. it comes down to reasonable doubt. you know? this is a criminal defendant's best friend. it's our system, it is the foundation of our system, reasonable doubt. this jury found it reasonable to believe that a grandfather would see his granddaughter drown in an innocent matter with no criminal liability and take that innocent accident and cover it up to frame his own daughter for first-degree murder and watch her have to battle a potential death penalty. they found it reasonable. under our system, she's not guilty. >> jennifer, jose baez took his fair share of criticis
's haze valley. ucsf psychiatrist on a university shuttle bus when it collided with a big rig last thursday morning at oak street and octavia boulevard. a viewing for friends and family will be held tonight at st. ago necessary catholic church. the funeral is tomorrow morning. ucsf will hold a funeral service thursday evening and the crash is still under investigation. >>> time is 4:34. casey anthony's whereabouts remain a closely guarded secret. but a plane that landed in the bay area is causing some speculation. our sister station in florida reports anthony is thought to be on board a corporate jet. a jet made four stops across the country before landing at the san carlos airport. one stop was in prescott, arizona, known for treatment facilities. the jet is owned by one of anthony's former lawyers. her case has inspired two measures in california that would punish parents who wait to report a child's death or disappearance. it took anthony more than a month to report her daughter was missing. under one bill parents or guardians with children under 14 could face charges after fail
on the big screen. a big era. joining us once again is tracy grant of kids post. nice to see. >> you great to be with you, eun. >> your book of the week may be familiar because this was a movie that came out a couple years ago. >> that's right. our book club, which again this year is books and movies, what's better. fantastic mr. fox. >> amazing. >> the mean farmer, mr. fox outfoxing. and this is reviewed in wednesday's kids post. anybody who wants information about our summer book club, it's all at kidspost.com. >> next, a fabulous exhibit at the maryland science center. and this is always a great place to go for kids. >> maryland science center. i was just up there. it is just terrific. but this summer they are kicking off the summer of irresponsible science. >> uh-oh. >> and this is where you should do it. this is a sphere that spews out toothpaste, enough to brush an elephant's tusk. >> who is going to clean that up? a mother i'm thinking. >> kids do it at the science center. up in the inner harbor through early august. >> they are allowed to do things they can't do at home. >> exactly
for that big deal, grand bargain, seem all but lost right now. now the hope is that congress can pass a dramatically scaled-back version before the country runs out of cash. taking his case public for the second time in a week, president obama accused republicans of failing to crops. >> the problem is members of congress are dug in ideologically into various positions because they boxed themselves in with previous statements. >> reporter: with the clock ticking towards what the president described as armageddon, the first financial default in american history, they hold out hope that a big deal could still be struck. >> but in order to do that we've got to get started now. that's why i'm expecting some answers from all the congressional leaders. and sometime in the next couple of days. >> reporter: for the first time, the president publicly said he's considering asking wealthier seniors in medicare to pay more out of pocket. today in his weekly address mr. obama suspended that stance. >> simply put, it will take a balanced approach, shared sacrifice, and a willingness to make unpopula
: on the last day of casey anthony's defense, that was the big question. would she take the stand? the jury hear from perhaps the only person who knows what happened to her daughter. >> you understand that your decision to testify or not testify is solely your decision and your decision alone? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: but first, one last critical witness for the defense. krystal holloway, the woman who claimed she had a brief affair with casey's father. >> was this an intimate relationship? >> yes. >> reporter: george anthony admits they were friends but denies they were anything more and he also denies what has become the cornerstone of the defense, that he, caylee's grandfather, knew this was not a murder at all. >> he had said it was an accident that snowballed out of control but i was in shock. >> reporter: the defense claims caylee died in a swimming pool accident and granddad george helped dispose of the body the same way he buried household pets over the years. >> when you found out that your granddaughter was found with a blanket and with a plastic bag and with duct tape, did you tell l
as the crime scene becomes an overnight shrine to caylee. >> this morning, all the big exclusives. reaction from casey's parents. a juror gives us his extraordinary theory. and the woman who made this case her personal mission, casey anthony's biggest critic comes out swinging. >> the devil is dancing tonight. >> nancy grace joins us live. >>> and you're looking at the memorial site where little caylee's body was found. so many people flocking here to remember the little girl who disappeared more than three years ago. the little girl who never saw her third birthday. for most of these last three years her mother was the prime suspect in her death. but yesterday the jury here in orlando found her not guilty. good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos here in orlando. >> and i'm elizabeth vargas here in new york, sitting in for robin. and, george, emotions are running so high. the trial riveted the nation and casey anthony's parents left the courtroom as soon as the verdict was announced. but what do they really think? we will talk to the attorney for george and cindy anthony in just a
really is causing a big slow down on 880 northbound coming up through san leandro. looks like maybe only a couple lanes are getting through on this crash northbound 880 before 98 southbound traffic may be slowing as well because of the crash. let's go out and take a look at some other things. 237 nice commute there crossing 880 and getting up to 101. and if you're driving in contra costa county, highway 4 of course slow. and 680's also slow heading north up to the benicia bridge. for the rest of walnut creek and concord commute looks pretty good. 6:21. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you, sir. we have low clouds and fog. not much there yesterday but it's arrived today. it will burn off. we'll have sunshine today. but mild to warm. i don't think we're going to warm up that much. we'll still stay slightly below average for inland temps and plenty of low clouds and fogs keep temperatures in the 60s and 70s. see it's built in rapidly but some areas are reporting not just low clouds but fog. westerly breeze coming right through the golden gate out to the delta keeps temperatures in check. 5
. >>> keep an eye on ibm stock today. big blue reported earnings increased 8% in the last quarter. ibm says the number of new contracts for service was up helping to hike net income to $3.23 billion. earnings and revenue beat wall street forecast but investors pushed stocks only 2% higher. >>> time now 5:20. doctors in britain make an unusual finding. an extra nipple on a woman's foot. how rare is that? >>> and a large cloud of dust covers phoenix. why this kind of storm is only found in three areas of the world. >>> good morning. san mateo bridge traffic looks good getting out to the peninsula. more about the morning commute and the bay area weather. >>> good morning. low clouds and fog some fog. making a bit of an inland surge there. did not have that yesterday. temperatures by the coast 60s, 70s around the bay. low to mid-80s away from the coast. slightly warmer. >>> a large dust storm covered phoenix for the second time in less than two weeks. the national weather service says the dust was 3,000 feet high. little more than half a mile. winds and gusting up to 40 miles an hour. the storm
. the driver of this big rig lost control of its truck which was carrying a modular building. by 10:0 it was still there blocking the two right eastbound lanes just west of the bridge. and the traffic back upstretched for miles. just before 11:00, crews were finally able to move the truck and the building on to the fifth street onramp out of the way of freeway traffic. >>> she'll be a free woman six days from now. we told you on tuesday that casey anthony was found not guilty of murdering her 2-year- old daughter caylee. but her sentence and her impending release aren't the only things people are talking about coming out of this morning's hearing. >> the defendant casey anthony is before the court. >> reporter: at today's hearing casey anthony learned her punishment for lying to investigators. anthony's appearance was different than the days she had been in court. viewers noticed she put on make up and wore her hair down. >> her release date has been calculated as july 13, 2011. >> reporter: today's hearing caps an emotional trial that reached a peak on tuesday with anthony being ac
noise and saw this big wave coming and he ran down to the cabin. and he woke everybody up, and by the time everybody came out, they were already in nine feet of water. >> reporter: don is one of the missing men. his family turned to the state senator when they learned the mexican navy planned to end the search after 96 hours. yi says politicians were able to persuade officials to extend the search because it's possible to swim to islands and survive. a glimmer of hope so many families are holding onto. victor li says he believes his brother is out there fighting. >> we don't give up. smart, do whatever it takes. yeah, very resourceful. >> he doesn't want searchers to give up either. rescuers say 65-year-old is the only one they know didn't survive. a c-130 coast guard aircraft will take off again tomorrow morning to continue the effort. reporting live, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> let's hope tomorrow is the lucky day. >>> new tonight at 11:00, b.a.r.t. has 35 to 40 witnesses at the shooting at the civic station in san francisco and all but 12 have been interviewed. the
big done. the president has made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> reporter: with the default deadline just 15 days way, president obama and congressional leaders are scrambling to slash government spending and raise the debt limit. tomorrow, the house is expected to vote on the republicans cut, cap and balance plan that calls for immediate cuts and aggressive cap on future spending and a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget. senate democrats say the proposal, which rules out any tax hikes, is dead on arrival. >> we don't need an amendment. we basically need to accept the responsibility to do this job and to lead. >> reporter: there were no formal talks between president obama and congressional leaders over the weekend but behind the scenes, senate leaders are negotiating a bipartisan backup plan. the measure would allow president obama on his own to raise the debt ceiling in stages. it may also include 1 1/2 trillion dollars in spending cuts, not enough to satisfy most republicans. >> i think the mcconnell plan is more of washington not takin
francisco. i guess the big question is, what happened here? i know a lot of the evidence was circumstantial. but it just seems so compelling to come up not guilty on all three counts. just jaw dropping. >> reporter: yeah, frank. that's the feeling here amongst everybody. the local folks that have come down here, the people that have traveled here interest all over the country -- here from all over the country to see this everyone is stunned. a very long time ago i covered the o.j. simpson trial and it's the same reaction where we have all been going over the evidence and talking about it amongst ourselves, but this jury never got the chance to do that. they heard all the evidence but they haven't been talking about it and for some reason, in 10 hours, they were able to come to a unanimous decision that not only was it not first- degree murder, but it wasn't even manslaughter it wasn't legally an accident. so they truly believe she had nothing to do with it. whether the defense's theory that her father -- it was an accidental drowning and her father is the one that covered it up, seems to be
-form and we'll see more drizzle. the big story throughout the week is this record-breaking heat wave. 90s and 100s under the strong ridge of high pressure to the east. the reason we can't warm up we have this dip in the jet stream, tossing some clouds our way and showers up on the north coast. until this last system clears by, monday into tuesday, our temperatures are going to stay mild to start the work week with areas of drizzle. so more cool temperatures relatively speaking for july through tuesday. then starting midweek we'll see the low clouds hang out on the coast, the marine layer is going to get squished down. 70s and 80s. then we're talking 90s for our inland valleys by the time you roll into next weekend. look for clouds to reform on the coast and misty skies and parts of the monday morning commute. tomorrow's highs a little warmer than today. we'll call for mostly sunny skies, at least around the south bay. should be in the mid to upper 70s around san jose. 65 for san francisco, not all that bad with partly cloudy skies toward the east bay highs in the 70s, closer to 80s, up to
especially right in our building because it's a hospital it's pretty big so it could have landed anywhere but we are kind of lucky we weren't there. >>reporter: this is closer look of the plane. i did speak with the fire chief short time ago and he told me the 2 people inside the plane died. back here live now you are looking at live pictures of the plane that is still inside of the building. no one on the ground or the clinic was hurt. hospital was also not impacted by this. no patients were evacuated and no care was interrupted. investigators still say that they will not release the identity of the victims at this time. live in watsonville, lisa abc 7 news. >> thank you lisa gentleman for the first time j.c. dugard speaks publicly about the 18 years she spent in prison in secret back yard compound near antioch. philip and nancy both now in prison and j.c. starting a new life. diane sawyer has the exclusive interview and tonight jonathan has a preview for you. >> you just do what you have to do. to survive. >>reporter: in an interview with diane sawyer j.c. speaks publicly fo
, the chain of events that led up to this big mess in minneapolis. >> checking out the emery cam in high definition, still a few clouds for your evening. denny's new tour of america menu. 50 star cuisine. the new tour of america menu. starting at $4.99. only at denny's. america's diner is always open. >> casey anthony is spending her last night in jail preparing for an uncertain future. jail officials in orange county, florida, plan to release anthony some time tomorrow. her attorney says anthony is scared to leave jail because of numerous threats on her life from people who believe she was involved in the depth of her daughter caylee. earlier this month a jury acquitted anthony of murder but convicted her on four counts of police. with time served and good behavior, she does not have to serve out her four-year sentence for that. >>> talks are going on behind the scenes this weekend over raising the national debt limit. after weeks of bipartisan negotiations, republicans are split within their ranks, and the democratic-controlled senate is making its own plans without the white house. to
with the cost because she lied about getting a phone call from caylee, and that that sparked a big investigation and another surge. all of these lies cause to act more searching and investigation and all of that adds up. they want to recuperate the money. that is all the they can do of this point. >> the defense arguing that it was one continuous light, but the judge determines a it was in fact four distinct lines and gave her the maximum jail time for each allied. one year and each to be served consecutively. those four accounts at up to four years in prison. the early estimations are that casey anthony will be released for having served with counts as those for years, time served by late july, early >> i am wondering where her parents are. parked there were people outside chanting, hundreds of them who were upset about the verdict. now we will have to see if anyone is upset about the sentencing. had she will not walk free today, but she will definitely, as the judge said be freed by the end of this month or argoaugust. >> there is concern for casey anthony safety after she is released. or seve
as we head in toward the next few days. in fact next weekend these temperatures going to take a big time nose dive plunging below the average as we head in toward next saturday and sunday. that's a look at weather, frank, back to you. >>> all right, lawrence, thank you. 5:06. quick look at today's public transit. bart and muni running on a sunday schedule. there's expray muni service for fireworks shows. golden gate, sam transit, ac transit running on a sunday schedule as well as cal train. judge accordingly. roads are looking pretty good at this hour. >>> casey anthony murder trial will likely be in the hands of the jury later today. jury members will deliberate on what role the florida woman played in the death of her 2- year-old daughter. in closing arguments yesterday the defense cast doubt on forensic evidence and said the toddler's death was an accident. but the prosecution argues the suspect killed her daughter because the girl got in the way of anthony's love life. >>> time now is 5:07. a new set of eyes watching cal train commuters. the new security strategy after a series of de
for those of us dealing with the very hot weather. back to you. >> thanks. >>> the big dust storm that hit arizona this week is now making it difficult for some people to breathe. the storm swept through the phoenix area on tuesday, swallowing the city's skyline. since then are the air has remained hazeied and dusty. and right now doctors across the phoenix area say they are busy treating patients suffering from asthma and other breathing problems. common symptoms include wheezing and coughing. >> i would equate it to walking to a smoke-filled room, something like that. that kind of thing, where even people with normal lungs get a little irritated. but imagine somebody with some -- inflammation. >> doctors say the best advice for people in the phoenix area is just to stay inside, until the air clears up. >>> the death toll from the tornado in may, that ripped through joplin, missouri, is now at 159. the city's public information office recently released a statement saying a woman has died from her injuries. the announcement was the first in two weeks regarding any deaths related to the sto
. that is your traffic. back to you guys. >> it does get hot in here with this big heavy coat on. >> i'm freezing constantly. but that's just me. >> all right. we digress. >>> 100 people are still without water now. it started with a water main break last night in an east bay area neighborhood. >> it is a real mess this morning. kristy seifkin is live in lafayette now with what crews are saying about getting the water back on. kristy, everyone is wondering when they will be able to take a shower. >> reporter: good question. certainly if you are heading to work this morning, not going to be able to take a shower at least for the time being. taking a look over my shoulder you can see they still have a positive pressure flow but that doesn't mean there is any water coming to residents. i talked to east bay m.u.d. earlier. they have been here since midnight trying to find the break below ground. you can see these gentlemen have already started to dig a hole. they need to go four to five feet under to find the break. right now it's just a lot of water with some tree roots. they haven't yet found the b
on the tax code. he says we need to cut the tax breaks and deductions for wealthy americans and big corporations. >>> republican leaders continue to disagree with the president's stand on tax breaks. they say the government should focus on bigger spending cuts. >> our stands on the debt limit has been clear. there can be no tax hikes because tax hikes destroy jobs. we need real spending cuts. and real spending cuts that will exceed of the amount of increase in the debt limit. >> next week republicans say the house will vote on their bill. they call it cut cap and balance. they say it will balance the budget. it will also include a live in the debt ceiling. >>> good morning to you! waking up with gray skies out there. live look at the city and the bay bridge. even a little bit of drizzle around the bay area so if you're going to be outdoors early this morning, maybe a hat. temperatures this morning running a couple degrees warmer than yesterday. but with all that gray sky out there, and a little bit of a breeze, it's going to feel cool. mid-50s san francisco right now, 57 in oakland.
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